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David is working on his next book, which is in some ways a companion volume to his last book Doing the Continental. Like Continental it's about seeking identity and meaning, and building bridges between contending understandings. Representing the project is Chris Bucci of The McDermid Agency.
Continental is in its second printing and will reappear as a new iteration which explores the impact on North America of dramatic global change.
Below - more about Continental.
Doing the Continental: A New Canadian-American Relationship
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About the Author
Dr. David Dyment, who is working on a new
book, is the author of
Doing the Continental: A New Canadian-American Relationship,
currently in its second printing, selected by the Toronto Library
Foundation as a significant recent Canadian book, and a
Quill & Quire bestseller.
At Carleton University he’s a senior research associate in the Centre on North American Politics and Society and teaches Canadian foreign policy at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. David is, until June 2016, the president of the Canadian International Council's National Capital Branch. A past director of the Parliamentary Internship Programme, he has served as a senior policy adviser in the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, and on the immediate staff of the governor general of Canada.
Opinion pieces by David have been in the Toronto Star, the Globe and Mail and other leading newspapers, he has been on CTV, CBC, BBC, and in French on Radio-Canada. An Ontario-Quebec Exchange Fellow, he received his doctorate from the Université de Montréal.
- Doing the Continental was on the Quill & Quire (Canada's magazine of book news)
bestseller list for non-fiction politics, with books by seven Canadian and 13 international authors.
- Doing the Continental was honoured by the Toronto Library Foundation at the 2011 Book Lover's Ball
as one of under 60 celebrated recent Canadian books.
- Doing the Continental, nominated -
one of the best Canadian political books of the LAST 25 YEARS - in collaboration with the Writers' Trust of Canada.
- Additional praise for Doing the Continental
- Dyment responds in the June issue
of the Literary Review of Canada to Conrad Black's review of
Doing the Continental.
review led the May issue, with
commissioned cover art.
- "Canada's NAFTA two-step" - Opinion piece:
Globe and Mail
- "The U.S. relationship: It's not them, it's us" - Opinion piece:
Ottawa Citizen, Vancouver Sun, Montreal Gazette, Regina Leader-Post, Calgary Herald
- Doing the Continental events
2014: Ottawa, June 14th, March 22nd and February 15th; Montreal, March 18th. 2013: Toronto, October 5th; Ottawa, June 26th and February 8th, 2013. 2012: Canton, USA, November 15th; Potsdam, USA, November 14th; Ottawa, October 13th and October 11th; Windsor, September 28th and September 27th; Ottawa, September 22nd and April 21st; Toronto, April 19th; Cambridge University, April 3rd; Georgetown University, March 26th; Vancouver, March 16th; Ottawa, February 3rd and January 14, 2012. 2011: Ottawa, November 18th; Peterborough, November 10th; Ottawa, November 9th and October 19th; Hamilton, October 12th; Ottawa, September 24th, June 26th, June 18th, June 11th and June 4th; Vancouver, May 21st and May 20th; Victoria, May 18th and 14th; Bellingham, USA, May 5th; Vancouver, May 3rd; Ottawa, April 23rd, April 20th, April 9th, March 26th, March 19th and March 5th; Calgary, February 28th; Regina, February 24th; Saskatoon, February 23rd; Winnipeg, February 22nd; Halifax, February 17th; Toronto, February 10th; Thunder Bay, February 8th; Vancouver, February 2nd and February 1st; Ottawa, January 27th; Montreal, January 18th; Ottawa, January 13th, 2011. 2010: Toronto, December 4th; North Bay, December 3rd and December 2nd; Wakefield, November 28th; Ottawa, November 23rd; Toronto, November 18th and November 3rd.
- Radio New Zealand, Trudeau & Global Politics - Listen here / Website
- Trudeau Meets Obama -
- Border Fence - Watch here
- Canada-US Relations - Watch here
- 2011 Federal Election - Watch here
- Panel: Federal Election 2011 - Watch here
- Commentary, Obama hosts Harper at the White House - Watch here
- Commentary on Obama visit to Ottawa - Watch Here
- Commentary on PM Harper’s speech to the Council on Foreign Relations in New York City -Watch here
- Interview: Canada–US Issues - Watch here
- Presentation on provincial international activities - Watch here
- Commentary on Prime Minister Harper’s successes and challenges during 2007 - Watch here
- Commentary on Ambassador Wilson’s
statement that the Canada-US border is becoming a
parking lot - Watch
- "Quebec in North America," in the book Dynamics and Trajectories: Canada in North America
- Understanding the Security and Prosperity Partnership from the Toronto Star
- Canada-US Relations - Lessons from Life with Uncle from The Canadian Institute of International Affairs Occasional Papers, Volume 2 Number 1
- More balanced debate needed on North American integration from Policy Options
- Integration a Force That Must Be Managed from the Toronto Star
- Afghanistan is the Harper’s Government’s Sixth Priority from Embassy Canada’s Foreign Policy Newsweekly
policy and the provinces - a new federalism? from
Embassy Canada’s Foreign Policy Newsweekly
- Quoted in the Toronto Star
- Vive Le Canada, link to “Evidence of Manifest Destiny?” an article with over 1000 views in 10 days
- CDFAI, ‘Foreign policy under a Conservative government: an interim report card’ conference panelist
- Collections Canada, some academic papers
- Université de Montréal, Ph.D. dissertation defense in French